4 Reasons Why Monitored Security May Be Better Than A DIY Alarm System


These days, there are many "DIY" alarm systems available to homeowners; but, the truth is that there simply is no replacement for the peace of mind you would enjoy with a monitored security system. The idea behind a DIY alarm system is that it's cheaper--but at what cost? By understanding the true benefits of a monitored system, you might find that you want to think twice about that DIY alarm system at your home.

14 August 2015

4 Ways To Beef Up Security At Your Home


Nobody wants to become a victim of a home invasion, but the unfortunate reality is that it can happen to anybody and at any time. That's exactly why it's so important to take the time to improve security around your home. Aside from keeping doors and windows locked, there are some other steps you can take to beef up security on your property and reduce your chances of becoming the victim of a home break-in.

10 August 2015

3 Ways A Surveillance System Can Benefit Your Small Retail Business


If you own a small business, you should consider investing in a surveillance system. A surveillance system will help you run your business more effectively and make sure that your employees are being honest and working hard at all times, even when you are not present. Benefit #1: Cut Down On Employee Thief Many small business owners wrongly assume that when it comes to theft, they need to watch out for their customers.

30 July 2015

Hardening Small Businesses Against Online Attackers


The small business represents an area of security risk that can seem tempting and easy for novice and seasoned hackers alike. The combination of business revenue and a low likelihood of a robust Information Security (IS) plan means that hackers with enough self confidence can use your business to get some bigger, more lucrative practice than the average home computer attack. To understand the threats and mitigate your IS risks, keep a few attack angles and hacking concepts in mind.

27 July 2015

Three Reasons Why Parents Of Autistic Children Should Have Alarm Systems In Their Homes


Having an autistic child means that you have to take extra precautions than other parents often have to take. There are some autistic children who do not realize that certain things are dangerous for them to do. In order to keep your child as safe as possible, use the following guide to learn why a security system may be such a great investment for you.      Keep Your Child Indoors With You

16 July 2015

Theft Deterrent System: Choosing An Outdoor Security System


If you want to protect your home from thieves, make your home a hard target. One of the best ways to intimidate would-be thieves as well as to help the police track them down is to install a security camera. However, when you choose an outdoor security camera, you need to pay attention to features to make sure that your camera actually works how you want it to.  Lights, Camera, Capture

13 July 2015

Simple But Effective Tips For Making Your Home Less Attractive To Criminals


Criminal activity can result in sizable damages to your home and the loss of valuable possessions, and it can cause you to lose your sense of security in your home. Not surprisingly, protecting your home from these activities is critical for most homeowners, but you may not understand the steps that should be taken to reduce the chances of criminals striking your home. Luckily, you can follow these two tips to help keep your home and its contents safe.

13 July 2015

The Requirements For Installing An Occupant Fire Hose


If you have a building that has a high fire risk, you may decide to have fire hoses installed in your building. Before you do, you will want to make sure that your employees are trained properly and that you perform regular maintenance of the fire hose. Understanding Fire Hoses Occupant use hoses are fire hoses that are stored within a building. These fire hoses are intended for use by building occupants rather than for use by professional firefighters.

3 July 2015

How To Get True Security From A Camera


To protect your home, you need to think about what to do to keep thieves out as well as how to identify them if  they get into your home. Few pieces of security equipment can do both as well as a security camera can. In order to get the most from your security camera, you need to choose a camera with the right options.  Wired vs. Wireless A security camera must have a power supply and a way of transmitting an image to a storage device.

1 July 2015

Protect Yourself And Your Employees By Following Some Fire Safety Tips


Fire safety is important and can save the lives of you and your employees at your new, small business. The following tips will help everyone inside of your establishment stay safe in case a fire occurs.  Inspection Of Equipment Set up an appointment with a fire marshal or fireman to have your alarm, extinguisher, and sprinkler system inspected. During this time, problems will be addressed and you will receive instructions on how to use each item inside of your business.

29 June 2015